One Last Day in Mariposa’s Office: I’m Being Evicted!

You read that right. I’m being evicted—shoved out of the web into the cold dark world with no WiFi. My blog is being bulldozed to make way for new construction. What should I do? I’ve contemplated running a protest. Or maybe eating all the WordPress apps. I even thought about filing for a lawsuit. But … Continue reading One Last Day in Mariposa’s Office: I’m Being Evicted!

A Day in Mariposa’s Office: We’re Going on Hiatus

Good morning, dino-mites! How was your March? Mine was terrible! I’ve never done so much writer sitting, insulting, and eating in my life.* But it was all worth it cause... MARIPOSA FINISHED EDITING HER NUTCRACKER RETELLING!!! In just a little over a month, her 27k middle-grade novel grew to 38k (the most she’s ever added … Continue reading A Day in Mariposa’s Office: We’re Going on Hiatus

A Day in Mariposa’s Office: False Alarms, (Almost) Finishing, & Survey Results

Good morning, dino-mites! You may remember that I was a little frazzled last month by that mysterious boyfriend...and now I’m even more frazzled because IT TURNS OUT MARIPOSA WAS JUST SENDING STUFF TO HERSELF TO MAKE ME MAD. But that’s alright cause I ate all her chocolate and flowers, and everything she did and did … Continue reading A Day in Mariposa’s Office: False Alarms, (Almost) Finishing, & Survey Results

A Day in Mariposa’s Office: Christmas Petitions, Presents, & Books

Good morning, dino-mites! How are you now that you’ve faced the traumatic NaNoWriMo? And if you haven’t faced it (like me), how do you console your NaNo friends? Every time they see me, they start bailing. But that could just be because I ate their entire NaNo project... At least that’s over, and now it’s … Continue reading A Day in Mariposa’s Office: Christmas Petitions, Presents, & Books

A Day in Mariposa’s Office: A Nutty November (Pun Intended)

Good morning, dino-mites! Or maybe I should say bad morning because you’ve probably been up all night pounding the keyboard and trying to meet your word count for NaNoWriMo. And if for some reason you weren’t, you were probably up early to start writing, in which case it’s a horrible morning because getting before nine … Continue reading A Day in Mariposa’s Office: A Nutty November (Pun Intended)

A Day in Mariposa’s Office: Promotions, Plans, & Nuts

Good morning, dino-mites! This post was supposed to be a story—a witty tale of my heroic dumbness and courageous cowardice, but alas, creative burnout has infected our office so that neither of us has the energy to concoct a plot fit for your reading.* So instead you’ll have to settle for an update, and whether … Continue reading A Day in Mariposa’s Office: Promotions, Plans, & Nuts

Days in the Story Embers Office: The Week of the 68%

Good morning, dino-mites! I hope you’re having a great week, because I’m not. So you might want to wish me a bad morning because that's what it is. And the reason it’s a bad morning is because I’m suffering from the emotional aftermath of a T. Rexiffic time a couple weeks ago. Back in July … Continue reading Days in the Story Embers Office: The Week of the 68%

A Crazy Day in Mariposa’s Office: The Aftermath of Too Much Cake, Books, and Things to Do

Happy Almost Independence Day, humans! How are you doing today? Thanks to Mariposa and my recent giveaway, we lured in several new victims followers, and I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and get to know you better. I’m Aberdeen; some people call me Abs and some Berdie, but most call me dumb. … Continue reading A Crazy Day in Mariposa’s Office: The Aftermath of Too Much Cake, Books, and Things to Do